Psychology: Diversity Science, BSLAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration


department page: Psychology

department website: http://www.psychology.illinois.edu/undergrad/

department faculty: Psychology Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college website: https://las.illinois.edu/


email: psych-advising@illinois.edu


Please see your academic advisor. A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours).

for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration


department page: Psychology

department website: http://www.psychology.illinois.edu/undergrad/

department faculty: Psychology Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college website: https://las.illinois.edu/


email: psych-advising@illinois.edu


Please see your academic advisor. A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours).


General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.


Minimum required major and supporting course work: Normally equates to 32-36 hours of Psychology courses.

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level in the major must be taken on this campus.


Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours.


Select one introductory course from the following:4
Intro Psych
Intro Experimental Psych
Statistics course:3-5
Intro to Statistics
Select two foundation courses from the following:6
Intro to Brain and Cognition
Behavioral Neuroscience
Images of Mind
Cognitive Psych
Perception & Sensory Processes
Learning and Memory
Select one foundation course from the following:3
Intro to Social Psych
Child Psych
Psychopathology and Problems in Living
Community Psych
Industrial Org Psych
Psych of Personality
Concentration core course:3
Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination
Select a concentration research methods course from the following:4
Social Psych Methods Lab
Social Psych in Society Lab
Clinical/Abnormal Psych Lab
Select four elective courses from any of the following:12
Community Psych (if not taken as the foundation course)
Power, Status, and Influence
Psychology of Race & Ethnicity
Introduction to Intellectual Disability
Psychology of Gender
Social Cognition
Culture & Psychology
Hate Crimes
African American Psychology
Psych and Law
Intermediate Current Topics in Psychology (approved for the concentration by the Psychology Department Diversity committee)
Adv Current Topics in Psych (approved for the concentration by the Psychology Department Diversity committee)
Total Hours35